It’s the fifth week of archive flashbacks! This week we bring you a political article on the 2019 election in Nigeria from African Business, a selection of poems written by Anjuli Raza Kolb from Fence magazine and a flashback to 1939 and the beginning of World War II from the extensive archive of The Tablet.

African Business — February 2019

Buhari Vs Abubakar

David Thomas examines Africa’s largest economy as they prepare to elect their next president. With unemployment soaring and GDP growth at less than 2%, citizens must choose between two radically opposed views. View the full article here.

Fence — Winter/Spring 2018

Anjula Raza Kolb

In this article, we explore a collection of poems written by poet and professor Anjuli Raza Kolb. View the full range here.

The Tablet — 9th September 1939

The start of World War II

Finally, we go back to September 1939 and examine the contrasting attitudes to the declaration of World War II, as well as the work of Pope Pius XII and other religious figures to try and avert the catastrophe. Read the full article here.